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Profile of Steve Shaw on Famous Like Me

Name: Steve Shaw  
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Date of Birth: 3rd June 1965
Place of Birth: California, USA
Profession: Actor
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Steve Shaw (born 1975) was a Republican candidate and former investment banker who briefly ran against incumbent Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former City Councilman Tom Ognibene in September 2005. He dropped out of the race after failing to receive enough signatures to appear on the Republican ballot for the primary election on September 13.

Early life and education

Shaw was born and raised with his brother Phil in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania by his father, an engineer, and his mother, who was an office manager. He graduated from Penn State in 1997 where he majored in economics and commercial recreation & tourism; he received the William Martin Award in economics. Shaw later worked for Bear, Stearns & Co. and served as vice-president of TD Securities in Manhattan.

Personal life and interests

Shaw currently lives in an apartment with his wife Nicole in either Park Slope or Midwood Park in Brooklyn. She is a real estate agent with The Corcoran Group in Park Slope; they currently have no children. His favorite food is steak, favorite sports are basketball and golf and his favorite song is "As Long as You Follow" by Fleetwood Mac. Shaw is a member of the Club for Growth.

Political career

On June 17, 2004, Shaw announced his candidacy for mayor of New York City. He has no political experience or name recognition and his campaign currently has $33,000 in its budget. Shaw supports tax reform, reducing city debt, relaxing the city smoking ban and reduced personal taxation. He also supports the death penalty, gay marriage and background checks for gun owners. Shaw opposes the city's bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics, the West Side Stadium and abortion except in cases rape, incest or when the mother's life is in jeopardy.

Shaw left the race after failing to gain the necessary 7,500 signatures for the Republican ballot in July 2005.

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